The Colourful, Compelling Street Art of San José, Costa Rica

December 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

all photos: Elen Turner   San José, the capital of the perennially pretty Costa Rica, doesn’t have the greatest reputation among travellers. My own first impression was that it was overwhelmingly concrete and grey. As our young Tico tour...Leer más

5 Creative Restaurants of A Coruña, Galicia

November 30, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Up north, above the land of flamenco and bullfights, lies green Spain, a land of rolling, forested hills and mountains, splendidly craggy ocean coasts, and a cuisine especially packed with the fruits of those oceans. Nowhere is this more true than ...Leer más

Swinging the Salsa Routes of Puerto Rico

November 29, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Ioana Catalina E Few other forms of dance and music in the world represent Latino culture today like salsa, and few other places in the world are as fantastic to experience it as the island of Puerto Rico, whose bomba and plena traditions (along wit...Leer más

To Haifa and Beyond: A Nifty North Israel Road Trip

November 22, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Igor Shootov Israel may be a small country, but outside its great metropoli Tel Aviv and Jerusalem there are many other marvelous corners to explore, as well, such as Masada, the biblical citadel. And I recently took a road trip to another are...Leer más

The Groundbreaking ‘Picasso/Lautrec’ Show in Madrid

November 20, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Both icons of world art, but certainly not two you would automatically associate with each other, right? Spaniard Pablo Picasso, perhaps the most reknowned artist of the 20th century, a giant of modern abstract art known the world over. Frenchman ...Leer más

3 Marvelous Madrid Meccas for Terrific Tapas

November 18, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Hermosos y Malditos By now, every foodie knows that Spain is the tapas mecca par excellence, with tapas bars on nearly every corner of every town. And so what better place than its capital to experience a distillation of the very best this country ...Leer más

Oh, Noh! The Drama at the Heart of Japan’s Classical Culture

November 16, 2017 - Sin comentarios

posztos For those with an interest in traditional local culture, a visit to Japan should definitely include a performance of Noh – the highly stylised, heavily codified dramas performed in mediaeval Japanese that’s among the world’s oldest ext...Leer más

6 Top Winter Resorts of the USA’s Rocky Mountains

November 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

dotshock Speaking to my fellow Europeans, if you’ve gone skiing or snowboarding on the Continent but not yet in North America, you’re in for a real treat. Welcome to an unexpected world in which everyone seems to be intent upon you having a good...Leer más

Ceuta, a Striking Spanish City in – North Africa??

November 7, 2017 - Sin comentarios

mehdi charia Beautiful Spain is a country whose diversity can surprise some people. In fact, not too many people realise that a bit of it even extends beyond Europe to North Africa! The autonomous cities of Melilla and Ceuta lie just on the other si...Leer más

7 Spookiest Spots of Mysterious Prague

October 31, 2017 - Sin comentarios

logoboom Happy Halloween! And what better day to explore the dark side of one of Europe’s most atmospheric big cities. Since its founding in the 9th century, the Czech Republic’s enchanting and enchanted capital has certainly accumulated its sha...Leer más

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